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05-04-2014 02:12 PM
fredh
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Originally Posted by LaRen616 View Post
Jake looks great! Excellent job!
Thanks! We probably added 4 to 5 years to his life span by doing this.
05-04-2014 11:16 AM
LaRen616
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Originally Posted by fredh View Post
My Jake was as heavy as 103 (last summer) and is now maintaining a healthy weight just below 80 pounds (77-78 pounds) over last 2 months.

He is a lot healthier and has more energy and will live longer since he took off the extra pounds.

Before: At 103 Pounds



Now 77-78 pounds



At his present weight he is still a Big Dog as well as a Healthy Dog!
Jake looks great! Excellent job!
05-04-2014 10:49 AM
fredh
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Originally Posted by LaRen616 View Post
I think he looks great, no need to fatten him up, you want them to be nice and slim because it's easier on their joints.

The male GSD should be between 65-85 pounds so your male is fine, overtime he will gain a little more as he matures and fills out.

My Jake was as heavy as 103 (last summer) and is now maintaining a healthy weight just below 80 pounds (77-78 pounds) over last 2 months.

He is a lot healthier and has more energy and will live longer since he took off the extra pounds.

Before: At 103 Pounds



Now 77-78 pounds



At his present weight he is still a Big Dog as well as a Healthy Dog!
05-04-2014 10:15 AM
LaRen616 I think he looks great, no need to fatten him up, you want them to be nice and slim because it's easier on their joints.

The male GSD should be between 65-85 pounds so your male is fine, overtime he will gain a little more as he matures and fills out.
05-03-2014 02:28 PM
fredh Looks good to me, like kr16 said, be careful not to put to much weight on him.
05-03-2014 12:31 PM
kr16 Might want to be careful packing on pounds for a puppy. No rush to fatten them up. Skinny is better than heavy.
05-03-2014 12:02 PM
scarfish lol, i was about to post are you in iraq when i looked at the 3rd pic. then looked at your location, then it made sense.
05-03-2014 11:10 AM
misslesleedavis1 No hes good looking. When tyson was found he was 9 months and 26 pounds now thats skinny your dudes looking epic!

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05-03-2014 11:01 AM
GSDlover143 Does not look skinny at all!
05-03-2014 08:42 AM
Angelina03 I think he's fine. Remember he's 9 months so he's in that growing stage. Rocco was even a bit thinner at that age and I was worried until someone explained it like this: think of a 15 year old boy. Usually, if they are healthy and fit, they are going to look a bit skinny or lanky. But, they will fill out as they develop. I think your boy is perfect for 9 months.


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